Murdock Middle / High School

3 Memorial Dr, Winchendon, MA 01475 | (978) 297-1256
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Student Enrollment: 789
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4.5 out of 5 | 6 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 3 Memorial Drive, Winchendon, MA 01475
School District Details
  • Winchendon School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $11,628
  • Graduation Rate: 65.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 5.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.9
  • Enrolled Students: 1,626

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 789
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 46.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 410 (52.0%)
  • Females: 379 (48.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 83 (10.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 242 (30.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 325 (41.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Murdock Middle / High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.4%
Black101.3%
Asian131.6%
Hispanic313.9%
White72391.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Murdock Middle / High School
  Number Percent
6th Grade13517.1%
7th Grade11614.7%
8th Grade12616.0%
9th Grade11013.9%
10th Grade9912.5%
11th Grade9812.4%
12th Grade10513.3%
Source: MA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

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6 reviews for Murdock Middle / High School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on August 22, 2011
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Murdock Middle High School is safer now that they have had staff changes. I like the changes for the sports that they have done for the kids. Keep up the good work.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 29, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Murdock is a very unsafe school..they have a principle there and he does nothing to help nor he doesn't do anything..and you get blamed for doing something you didn't do..and you get threatened for it..and when you have to go under the knife they say they excuse your absences but they really don't.. Murdock Middle/High School just plain out SUCKS!
  • Reviewed by Student on March 29, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Murdock is a very unsafe school.they have a principle who does not do anything to help.the jocks blame stuff on people who has no clue on who wrote something about jocks.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on September 18, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Murdock is a very good school to go to i think who ever isnt good there should get kicked out.
  • Reviewed by Student on July 23, 2007
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • it made me not like school anymore. teachers are not nice to students there, trust me.

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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The overall school rating shows that Murdock Middle / High School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on MCAS state exams in the following subjects:
  • Biology
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Technology/Engineering

MCAS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

High School - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Biology Test
201055.0%52.0%63.0%
200951.0%48.0%61.0%
 
Technology/Engineering Test
201024.0%24.0%42.0%
200926.0%28.0%53.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201072.0%69.0%78.0%
200973.0%72.0%81.0%
 
Math Test
201063.0%60.0%75.0%
200958.0%58.0%75.0%
 
Science Test
201049.0%48.0%65.0%
200945.0%45.0%61.0%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201051.0%51.0%69.0%
 
Math Test
201034.0%33.0%59.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201070.0%69.0%78.0%
200967.0%65.0%78.0%
 
Math Test
201043.0%41.0%51.0%
200943.0%42.0%48.0%
 
Science Test
201028.0%28.0%40.0%
200930.0%29.0%39.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201056.0%54.0%72.0%
200957.0%56.0%70.0%
 
Math Test
201031.0%31.0%53.0%
200939.0%38.0%49.0%
 
Source: MA Department of Education 2009-2010

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